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Posts Tagged ‘Classic Truck’


Posted on June 26th, 2020

How to Determine the Value of a Classic Car or Truck

Determining a fair value for a classic car or truck is important whether you are buying or selling.  There are a lot of things to consider when calculating the value of a vehicle like the condition of the car or truck, how original it still is, its rarity, documentation that has been kept, the history…   Read More

Posted on March 29th, 2019

AmericanTrucks Shares Knowledge for Choosing & Installing Lift Kits

We recently wrote an article Truck & Jeep Lifts 101: How to Give Your Ride the Height It Deserves that gave advice on raising your truck or jeep with a lift kit. Just after publishing that lift kit article, we were approached by AmericanTrucks.com and they were offering some advice of their own.  AmericanTrucks is…   Read More

Posted on November 7th, 2018

1964 Chevy Truck Getting Minor Bodywork & New Paint at Wilson Auto Repair

This 1964 Chevrolet pickup truck has been in the same family for many years.  It is coming to Wilson Auto Repair for some minor bodywork and surface rust removal, so it can get ready for primer & paint. The new color will be pure black which we think will look incredible when finished.  Black is…   Read More

Posted on June 23rd, 2018

Chevy Truck Getting Bodywork and a Mechanical Overhaul at Wilson Auto

A customer recently brought in this Chevy truck for some bodywork restoration and a mechanical overhaul.  We are re-doing just about everything.  The cool part about this project is the customer is having all this done for his father.  We should all be so lucky! We started by cleaning the underside and apply a coating….   Read More

Posted on May 23rd, 2018

How to Calculate a Fair Price of a Classic Car

Whether you are buying or selling you want to make sure that a fair price is set for a classic car.  There are many variables that go into this decision like the condition of the vehicle, originality, its rarity, documentation, the history of the vehicle and of course current market trends. When determining the value…   Read More

Posted on February 22nd, 2018

Fun and Interesting Facts About the Ford F-Series Pickup

The first-generation Ford F-Series pickup trucks are really growing in popularity according to Hagerty’s latest monthly market ratings.  We have a deep affinity for the F-Series as well and even have “Frankie”, a 1949 F1 company truck, to show for it. We specialize in restoring classic trucks and have quite a few pages of pictures…   Read More

Posted on October 23rd, 2017

Classic Truck Projects at Wilson Auto During October 2017

The summer is coming to and end, but that doesn’t mean the work stops around here.  As a matter of fact, we see an increase of cars and trucks coming in now that the cruising season is almost over. Here are some of the classic trucks we are working on this month.  If you would rather…   Read More